Media releases

View the latest media releases from City of Gold Coast. Scroll through the list below, or search by keyword or date range to find a particular news item. To stay up to date subscribe to our RSS feed for our latest news.

Enquiries from media should be directed to media@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 7941. For interviews or comments from the Mayor, please contact Warwick Sinclair on wsinclair@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 5581 5225.

E.g., Saturday, October 20, 2018
E.g., Saturday, October 20, 2018

Wednesday

21 March 2018

Mayor promotes beach access for everyone, ahead of GC2018

3.59pm

Beach access equipment is now available at 10 locations across the city in time for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Better access to beaches is part of the City’s commitment to ensuring that everyone can have a beach experience.

Mayor Tom Tate...

Mayor promotes beach access for everyone, ahead of GC2018  photo

Tuesday

20 March 2018

New ‘surfing’ craze to hit Gold Coast from today

12.04pm

UPDATE TO MEDIA RELEASE BELOW

City of Gold Coast has today amended its requirement for free wi-fi users to log in via their Facebook accounts.

The change has come about after Facebook executives today confirmed they had privacy issues with their...

New ‘surfing’ craze to hit Gold Coast from today  photo

Monday

19 March 2018

Seniors to enjoy free dog registration

12.13pm

Mayor Tom Tate has today announced free dog registration for seniors.

“My annual City Budget survey is underway and I’ve heard from many seniors that their annual dog registration fee is an issue they’d like to have reconsidered from 2018-19,’’ he...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Celebrate the Games at CBD Street Party

11.44am

The countdown is on as the city prepares to soak up the excitement of the Commonwealth Games at the CBD Street Party in Chinatown, Southport.

 

Celebrate the Games at CBD Street Party photo

Wednesday

14 March 2018

Future of cruise terminal in State’s hands

12.17pm

The City will write to the Premier seeking confirmation that the Ocean-side Cruise Ship Terminal project will be considered as an option in the Southport Spit Master Plan process - and request the coordinated project application be re-assessed.

The letter will...

Picturesque Gold Coast photography

Friday

2 March 2018

Wealth Paifang completes Chinatown precinct

12.59pm

The final step in delivering streetscape and cultural embellishments in the Gold Coast Chinatown Precinct Plan has been officially dedicated by Mayor Tom Tate and Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Brisbane, Dr Xu Jie.

The Wealth Paifang, or...

Wealth Paifang completes Chinatown precinct photo

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